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Using AUTO CAD for building design in EnergyPlus ?

asked 2019-03-17 23:02:30 -0500

updated 2019-03-20 09:04:02 -0500

dhollman's avatar

Can i use AUTO CAD for building design in Energy plus ? please suggest me which software should i use to insert my drawings in Energy plus and run my simulations. If i can use auto cad please suggest me how i can insert my drawings in energy plus

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answered 2019-03-19 02:59:07 -0500

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DesignBuilder provides a graphical interface to EnergyPlus which enables you to import a CAD floor plan or elevation drawing that you can use to build a model from. You will of course need to input information about the building such as insulation and glazing types, lighting and HVAC. You can find more information on importing CAD plans in the free online DesignBuilder tutorials (see Basic Geometry tutorial 8 here: ) or from the DesignBuilder integrated Help file here:

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